African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Tigray.
This after fighting has been reported in northern parts of Ethiopia. The AU says he’s following with grave concern as the situation continues to deteriorate.
The African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat has urged parties to recommit to dialogue as per their agreement to direct talks to be convened in South Africa. The negotiations have not taken place as they were affected by logistical challenges.
Meanwhile, the UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has also expressed concern over the escalation of fighting in northern Ethiopia where government troops and separatist forces have been locked in conflict since November 2020.
Video – African heads of state close the extraordinary summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea: